"The Serpent Queen" features noblewomen fighting for their place in the French court. Starz "The Serpent Queen," a period drama set in 1533, premieres Sunday on Starz. The cast of the royal drama wears period-appropriate clothing, hairstyles, jewelry, and makeup.
The actors have completely different, much more modern styles in real life. Samantha Morton plays the elder version of Queen Catherine de Medici. She wears elaborate braided hairstyles and jewel-toned dresses with lace collars and puffed sleeves.
Samantha Morton plays the elder Catherine De Medici as she tells her life story to a servant. StarzIn real life, Morton prefers loose tees and relaxed jackets. She also wears her hair shorter with slight crimping.
Samantha Morton also starred as Dee in "The Walking Dead" and "Tales of the Walking Dead. "Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty ImagesLiv Hill plays the younger version of Catherine de Medici as she arrives in France ready to make her mark on the country.
She wears dramatic costumes and loud makeup that the French find "gaudy. " Her approach is unsubtle, but it pulls the right kind of attention. Liv Hill arrives at the French court in the first episode.
StarzIn real life, Hill leaves the headpieces at home and opts for sleek ponytails, cool clutches, and calmer silhouettes. But like her character, she does not shy away from prints during special occasions. Liv Hill plays the character with a penchant for pageantry.
Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)Diane de Poitiers wears a cascade of blonde curls down her back. Her posh look is always grounded by her signature black and white color palette. Diane de Poitiers was a noblewoman at court who became a mistress to the King of France.
StarzLudivine Sagnier chooses to rock red lips, sleek strands, and billowy mini dresses when she is just being herself. Ludivine Sagnier also starred in "The Young Pope. "Franco Origlia/Getty ImagesCharles Dance dons the traditional attire of the head of the Catholic church as Pope Clement VII.
Charles Dance as Pope Clement. StarzWhen out of character, Dance picks fun scarves and well-constructed coats. Charles Dance looked dapper on the red carpet for "The King's Man" in London in December 2021.
Samir Hussein/WireKiruna Stamell has flaming red hair and matching brows as Mathilde in the series. Mathilde travels with the future queen to France from Italy. StarzShe sports blond locks and brunette brows when she is not serving the queen on-screen.
Kiruna Stamell looks totally different than her character. John Phillips/Getty Images for BFISennia Nanua keeps her hair covered as servant girl Rahima. Her character listens to the queen's story.
StarzOff-camera, she lets her natural curls flourish. Sennia Nanua also appeared in the 2019 film "Frankie. "StarzRuby Bentall rocks square collars and heavy brocades as Angelica.
Ruby Bentall as Angelica. StarzOn the red carpet, she goes for lighter fabrics and pretty pastels. Bentall also appeared in the HBO series "Industry.
"Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagicAmrita Acharia plays Aabis in charming muted dresses. Amrita Acharia also portrayed Irri in "Games of Thrones. "StarzIn real life, she takes chances in stylish suits and chic color choices.
Amrita Acharia played Dr. Ruby Walker in "The Good Karma Hospital. "John Lamparski/WireImageColm Meaney wears regal clothing as Catherine's father-in-law.
He has sandy blonde curls in the show. Meaney plays the father of Catherine's betrothed. StarzNormally, he embraces his silver hair and rocks spectacles.
Colm Meaney previously portrayed Miles O'Brien in "Star Trek: The Next Generation. "Chance Yeh/WireImage/Getty ImagesRead the original article on Insider.